Chatres-sur-Cher tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chatres-sur-Cher: highlights and tourist information

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Chatres-sur-Cher is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Chatres-sur-Cher is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mehun-sur-Yevre at 27 km and Valencay at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chatres-sur-Cher, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chatres-sur-Cher in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Chatres-sur-Cher

Markets in and near Chatres-sur-Cher

Market days in Chatres-sur-Cher: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (3km)
  • Langon: market Friday (7km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (14km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (19km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (23km)

More information about Chatres-sur-Cher, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Chatres-sur-Cher, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chatres-sur-Cher.

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (31km)
  • Palace Jacques Coeur (42km)
  • Bourges Cathedral (43km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (31km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (42km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (50km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (33km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (33km)
  • Issoudun (36km)
  • Aubigny-sur-Nere (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatres-sur-Cher

Canton: Mennetou-sur-Cher

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41320

Distance to Chatres-sur-Cher

from Blois (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 410 km

from Nice: 576 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 459 km

Getting here

Chatres-sur-Cher is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris or arrive from a ferry port such as caen or Le Havre, approx. 3-4 hours drive. For driving distances to Chatres-sur-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Maray, Mennetou-sur-Cher, Saint-Georges-sur-la-Pree, Saint-Loup and Thenioux.

This page in French: Visiter Chatres-sur-Cher